Cloud Computing

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Former AWS veteran Charlie Bell to head cybersecurity ops at Microsoft

Former Amazon.com Inc cloud executive Charlie Bell said he has joined Microsoft Corp to lead a newly formed role overseeing cybersecurity operations.

Microsoft Corp

Microsoft warns Azure customers of flaw that could have permitted hackers access to data

Microsoft has warned some of its Azure cloud computing customers that a flaw discovered by security researchers could have allowed hackers access to their data.

Amazon AWS

Amazon considers more proactive approach to determining what belongs on its cloud service

Amazon.com plans to take a more proactive approach to determine what types of content violate its cloud service policies, such as rules against promoting violence, and enforce its ...

Platform News: Cloud Computing giant AWS Amazon

Sources: Amazon to proactively remove more content that violates rules from cloud service

Amazon.com Inc plans to take a more proactive approach to determine what types of content violate its cloud service policies and enforce its removal, according to two sources, a mo...

Platform News: China

China targets US IPOs, algorithms, cloud in latest tech takedown

Communist China has launched a multi-pronged attack on its tech companies, threatening to curb their ability to list in the US, seeking to tighten up regulation of their use of alg...

Platform Industry: Microsoft logo

Microsoft warns thousands of cloud customers of exposed databases

Microsoft has warned thousands of its cloud computing customers, including some of the world’s largest companies, that intruders could have the ability to read, change or eve...

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Microsoft sees steady cloud growth after record quarterly profit

Microsoft Corp posted its most profitable quarter, beating Wall Street expectations for revenue and earnings, as PC sales declines stemming from a global chip shortage were more th...

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

The fight by Microsoft and Amazon for the Pentagon’s cloud contract

The US Defense Department dealt a blow to Microsoft Corp when the Pentagon announced it was scrapping the Trump-era award of a $10 billion JEDI cloud-computing project.

AT&T

AT&T to run core 5G network on Microsoft’s cloud

Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc have said that the carrier will run core parts of its 5G wireless network on Microsoft’s cloud computing platform.

Platform industry news: Oracle Corp

Cloud ramp up weighs on Oracle’s profit view, shares fall

Oracle Corp has forecast current-quarter profit below Wall Street estimates, as the business software maker ramps up investments in its cloud computing business to take on rivals i...

Platform News: Cloud Computing giant AWS Amazon

Israel signs cloud services deal with Amazon and Google

Israel’s government has said it had signed a deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google for a more than $1 billion project to provide cloud services for the country’...

Platform News: Vodafone plc

Vodafone teams up with Google Cloud on data analytics

Mobile operator Vodafone Group and Google Cloud entered a strategic partnership to jointly develop data services, Vodafone has stated over the weekend.

Platform News: IBM

IBM to acquire software provider Turbonomic for over $1.5 billion

IBM has said it has agreed to acquire Turbonomic, a provider of software that helps companies monitor the performance of their business applications, the latest in a series of clou...

Platform Industry: Microsoft operating system users

Microsoft sales grow on cloud strength, shares dip on heightened valuation

Microsoft Corp met analysts’ quarterly sales expectations and beat profit estimates, but its shares fell slightly as investors hoped for an even stronger performance after a ...